Defiance! is a multi-media solo Staged Reading depicting the life of Nancy Elizabeth Prophet, African American Narragansett-Pequot, 1st graduate of color from Rhode Island School of Design, 1918.
Prophet welcomes you to her salon where she recounts from her notes, her struggles, success, excerpts of letters, diary, philosophy, passion, determination, and of her dear friend W.E.B. Du Bois, all amidst projected images of her sculpture. Defiance! is written and brilliantly portrayed by Sylvia Ann Soares, SAG-AFTRA, Actors Equity. An original member of Trinity Repertory, Sylvia Ann has performed in NY, LA, film, TV, in regional theatres and on national tours.
Thurs—Sat Nov 2, 3, 4 and Nov 9, 10, 11 at 7:30p Sundays Nov 5 & 12at 2p
Donations: $15 up Seniors $10 Students free w/ID
AS220 Black Box 95 Empire, Providence, RI
no reserves, cash only